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Cruise Ship vs. Kayak? How to See the Real Alaska

Cruise Ship vs. Kayak? How to See the Real Alaska

Wendy Redal February 17, 2012 0

How would you rather experience Alaska? With 10,000 cruise ship passengers, or from the seat of a kayak in Misty Fjords in the solitude of wilderness

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The Cure for Too Much Information: Detox Inside by Getting Outside

The Cure for Too Much Information: Detox Inside by Getting Outside

Wendy Redal January 9, 2012 2

For 2012, resolve to turn off the Internet, tune out the text and rediscover your inner self and core values -- ideally on a wilderness adventure far away from technological tethers

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New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2011 9

It’s less than a week before Christmas, and I’ll bet by now you’re beginning to feel “gadgeted out,” tired of being bombarded with all of the e-mail, internet and TV ads for nifty electronics,

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Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2011 19

Part of the pleasure of visiting new places is learning about local customs and tasting homegrown foods. Who hasn’t at least wanted to try haggis in Scotland, say, or “cod cheeks” in Newfoundland? It’s

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5 fright-full destinations to explore… Happy Halloween!

5 fright-full destinations to explore… Happy Halloween!

Wendy Redal October 31, 2011 1

IT’S HALLOWEEN! What better reason to ponder a trip to some of the world’s eerier places for explorers?  From Dracula’s castle to the mausoleums of New Orleans’ evocative cemeteries, there are plenty of places

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A Fresh Spin on Packing Light

A Fresh Spin on Packing Light

Wendy Redal October 7, 2011 0

Think you've got packing light mastered? There may be some helpful hints you haven't thought of, especially if you're planning a serious adventure with a backpack. Read on

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World Tourism Day: Travel Makes a Difference!

World Tourism Day: Travel Makes a Difference!

Wendy Redal September 27, 2011 0

Today is World Tourism Day, a chance for countries and citizens around the globe to ponder and celebrate the crucial role of travel in our mutual wellbeing. With the precarious state of affairs around

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Places, Good and Bad

Places, Good and Bad

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2011 2

We humans seem to have a great need to anthropomorphize; that is, we tend to want to ascribe human characteristics to inanimate objects, nonhuman animals and natural phenomena, such as the wind, rain or

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